Guennadi Kalinine learned to restore art by working on icons in his native Russia. He emigrated to Canada, specifically Dundas, in 2003, where the art of iconography influences his vision of the geography of the Canadian shield. He will restore your faith in the spirit that infuses the landscape around us.
Keywords: Jim and Sue Waddington; E. Robert Ross; Catherine Gibbon; Katherine MacDonald; Rae Bates; Wesley Bates; Ger Brender a Brandis; Conrad Furey; William Biddle; Frank Pannabaker; Lawren Harris; Group of Seven; Sam Cioran; iconography; Carnegie Gallery; DVSA; McMaster Gallery; gkstudio.ca; Rachmaninov
Downloads: 281 (1 review)
|Martinus Geleynse, Art Waves #175|
His creative and entrepreneurial spirit took Martinus Geleynse into music, film-making, newspaper publishing (urbanicity), politics and more. He is the CEO of Hamilton 24, a film festival that just keeps growing, as well as of MGI and HomeSight Real Estate, two media companies that support people with ideas. Geleynse loves Hamilton, and the feeling is mutual!
Keywords: Richard Scarry; Richard Branson; Warren Buffett; Berkshire Hathaway; Mark Chamberlain; Hamilton 24 Festival; urbanicity; Reg Beaudry; Frederick Buechner; Matthew Good Band; Tim Dashwood; AndrewVictoria; Boardwalk Empire
Downloads: 77 (1 review)
|Grit Lit 2013 Jill Downie And Jennifer Gillies Art Waves 184|
gritLit turns nine this year and the artistic director and general manager of Hamilton's literary festival, Jennifer Gillies, returns to Art Waves to give us the line-up of exciting readings, workshops and other events celebrating everything literary, Apr. 4-7, 2013. She brings with her mystery novelist Jill Downie, whose stirring reading of her latest book, A Grave Waiting, will have you wishing for more.
Keywords: Faith Fenton; Dora Lee; Escoffier; Players' Guild; Ian Downie; Guernsey; Oscar Peterson; Roo Borson; Brian Henderson; Vincent Lam; Tanis Rideout; Elizabeth Ruth; Tamas Dobozy; Rawi Hage; Cordelia Strube; Heather A. Clark; Scott Chantler; Nina Bunjevac; Madeleine Thien; Noah Richler; Jamie Swift; Scott Taylor; Maureen Jennings; Robert Rotenberg; Cary Fagan; Miranda Hill; Carrie Snyder; Grace O'Connell; Alice Petersen; Allison Baggio; Susan Glickman; Mark Leslie; Moez Surani; Matthew Tierney; Natalie Zina Walschots; Jill Downie
Two passionate writers have joined forces and the result is a life of no compromise, old work edited and published, new work blossoming. Inspiring at any age, James Deahl and Norma West Linder have much to teach us about making the golden years live up to its name.
Keywords: Manitoulin Island; Margaret Laurence; Ernest Buckler; Kenneth Patchen; Robert Lowell; Robert Johnson; Daniel Jones; Phil Hall; Stephanie Ninitch; Carol Mellion; Sharon Singer; John Gill; New American and Canadian Poetry; The Crossings Press; Allan Cooper
|Van Rosi, Art Waves #37|
Jimmy and Ligia Van Rosi hail from Kenya originally and they have teamed up to form the Kenyan Dance Band duo that will set your toes tapping. They stopped by Art Waves to celebrate the launch of their first CD, Kenya Nchi Yetu: Van Rosi sing 15 Kiswahili Classics.
Keywords: Kenyan music; Kiswahili classics; dance band
|Poet Collaborators: Stan White, Katherine Gordon and Becky Alexander, Art Waves #90|
Stan White returns for a fourth visit to Art Waves, this time with Katherine Gordon and Becky Alexander. The three have collaborated on several poetry collections and they discuss their unusual approach to awakening the muse.
Keywords: collaboration; poetry; inspiration; working to themes; publishing
|G.W. & Trudi Down, The Book Band, Art Waves #142|
The Book Band is a one-of-a-kind organization devoted to helping small publishers and unknown writers find an audience. The passion George and Trudi Down feel for this work--as well as their devotion to each other--will inspire you, whether you're listening, as we were, two days before St. Valentine's Day, or any day of the year.
Keywords: Tower Poetry Society; Eden Mills Writers' Festival; Word on the Street; Seraphim Editions; Potlatch Publications; Amy Dennis; Museum of Steam & Technology
|Nina Berkhout, Art Waves #165|
Award-winning poet Nina Berkhout's latest book, Elseworlds, has just been released by Seraphim Editions. She visited Art Waves to tell us about the collection and to talk about poetry, its sources, its caprices and its purposes.
Keywords: Gabrielle Roy; Denise Ouellette Berkhout; Leonard Cohen; Shawna Lemay
|A Stan White Christmas, Art Waves #100|
For our 100th program who else would we invite to help us celebrate but the "reason for the season"--the Art Waves season, that is. Since poet Stan White was the reason we began Art Waves, we asked him to come in and talk a bit about Christmas, and mostly to read his remarkable poetry to us. It was a very merry interview indeed, filled with sugarplums.
Keywords: poetry; playing the saw; oral medium; Stevie Smith; Edward Thomas; David Weiss
|Duane Tucker, Writer, Art Waves #35|
Writer and actor Duane Tucker is as eloquent, dramatic and spell-binding as you would expect him to be. He will keep you enraptured with the story of his one-man play about the life of John Muir, as well as with his exquisite poetry.
Keywords: poetry; acting; one-man-play; John Muir
|Crossing Lines Anthology, Art Waves #34|
Poets Ellen Jaffe and James Deahl are among many writers who came to Canada from the U.S. during the Vietnam War Era. Their work has been included in the anthology Crossing Lines: Poets Who Came to Canada in the Vietnam War Era, edited by Allan Briesmaster and Steven Michael Berzensky. Early July, with its Canada Day and Independence Day celebrations, seemed the perfect time to discuss Crossing Lines.
Keywords: poetry; immigration; draft dodgers; Vietnam Era
|Shannon Kyles, 3rd Visit, Art Waves #164|
Shannon Kyles' architectural drawing competition, "Places We Call Home" has been judged & opens Oct. 21st at the Art Gallery of Hamilton. To hear about this, Mohawk's new Architectural Restoration Program, where to get fine craftsmen, and much more, tune in to Shannon Kyles' third visit to Art Waves.
Keywords: Tim Drake; Dave Snoddy; Leanne Borges; Sabine Haley; Dan Cheatley; Art Gallery of Hamilton; Graham Crawford; Anthony Butler; Rob Hamilton; Andrew Skuse; Craig Simms; AGH; Ontario architecture
|186 Amanda Jernigan Second Visit( Apr. 14, 2013)|
Amanda Jernigan returns to Art Waves with her second poetry collection, All the Daylight Hours. Join us for a poetic exploration of time and mortality with someone who chooses her words with exquisite care. Someone who says language makes things happen, and then proves it.
Keywords: Warren Heiti, Shotgun Jimmie; Beth Follett; Pedlar Press; Christopher Marlowe; Ovid; Monica Kidd; Alex Colville; Richard Outram; Mogul; Orpheus; zoetropes; Terra Nova National Park Newfoundland; Robyn Sarah; Arthur Golding; Philip Larkin; Eric Ormsby
|Robert Boates, Poet, Art Waves #39|
Two decades ago, poet Robert Boates suffered a severe brain injury in a fall. He had to relearn everything from scratch, but it was poetry that returned first and most powerfully. In what he calls his second life, Robert Boates has found that everything depends on poetry.
Keywords: poetry; brain injury; survivor
|Charly Chiarelli and Christmas, Art Waves #101|
Known for his hilarious and touching trilogy of one-person shows about his life--Cu'Fu?, Mangiacake and Sunamabeach--Charly Chiarelli knows how to delight audiences with his storytelling as well as with his prowess on the harmonica. Upon hearing that he was in town this December, Art Waves asked him to come by and tell us about Christmas, from his point of view both as a child and as an adult. It's a great conversation, and there's even a stocking-stuffer! The interview is followed by Charly's c...
Keywords: Santa Claus; Ho Ho Hum; Hamilton; Sicily; immigration; blues harmonica
|Hammer City Salsa, Art Waves #161|
Farshid Rezvani, Lisa Alfano and Florence Roullet have founded a group devoted to spreading the joy of salsa dancing in Hamilton: Hammer City Salsa! Whether you join them on Facebook or live, whether the music is provided by DJ Tarek or the Latin Vintage Orchestra, you will be transformed by the power of salsa. Sauce up your life with Hammer City Salsa!
Keywords: Farshid Rezvani, Florence Roullet, Lisa Alfano, The Latin Vintage Orchestra; Carlos Rodriguez; Ray Barretto; Celia Cruz; the AGH Film Festival; DJ Tarek; DJ Suave; Nuvitzo Dance; Pier 8
|Harrison Kennedy, Bluesman, Art Waves #109|
Brought up in the legendary Washington family of singers and musicians, Harrison Kennedy is as fine a bluesman as you are ever going to hear. Indeed when he stopped by the Art Waves studio, he was fresh from bowling them over at the Memphis Blues Challenge. Tune in to hear why Harrison Kennedy has a right to sing the blues, and why doing so gives him--and his lucky audiences--so much joy.
Keywords: blues; songwriting; Lady Day; the Washington family; Jackie Washington; Duke Ellington; Sonny Terry & Brownie McGhee
|189 Tom Mackan, Director ( May 26, 2013)|
Tom Mackan began as an actor and moved to directing and reviewing community theatre productions. If you've ever wondered how the complicated group project know as a play comes to the stage and takes you into another world, tune in and listen to a master of such ceremonies.
Keywords: Tamara Kamermans; Dia Frid; Theatre Burlington; Londomat at the End of the World; Deb Dagenais; Western Ontario Drama League Festival; Minced by Peter Gruner; www.botg.ca; Sterndale and Joan Bennett; Canadian Theatre School; Royal Alex; Neptune Theatre; CBC; Theatre Ontario Festival; Diane Brokenshire; Steve O'Brien; Bruce Edwards; Hamilton Fringe Festival; Players' Guild; Dan Podetz; Michelle Spanik; Tricia Ward; Kevin Moore; Bill Moore; Alan Turing; firstname.lastname@example.org; Newzybitz; Chor Leoni Men's Choir
|Jody Nyasha Warner, African-Canadian Historian and Writer, Art Waves #119|
Jody Nyasha Warner is a writer & African-Canadian Historian. Warner's first book, Viola Desmond Won't Be Budged, tells the story of a woman who defied Canada's segregation laws 9 years before Rosa Parks took her famous "stand" in the U.S. For a stirring story about sitting down to take a stand, tune in to this revealing episode of Art Waves. To mirror-echo the famous civil rights anthem, I can promise you that you will, you will be moved.
Keywords: Canadian civil rights; segregation; courage; Solomon Moseby; Richard Rudnicki; Constance Backhouse; Adrienne Shadd; Rosa Parks; Ray Robertson; Lawrence Hill
|188 Jed Lifeson Dancing Guy ( May 19, 2013)|
You've seen him. Dressed to the nines, Jed Lifeson cuts a mean sidewalk in Hamilton or Toronto, lifting the spirits of everyone who passes by. He's known as The Dancing Guy, or Hamilton's Ambassador of Happiness, and the story of why he dances is as fascinating as the fact that he does. At the end are two of his favourite tracks for turning The Hammer into a dance floor.
Keywords: Bill Powell; Fred Astair; Alex Lifeson of Rush; Milena Lifeson; Michael Nikos; Brandon of Jed the Dancing Guy's Story
|James Ferris & Cam Goede of Uncorked, Art Waves #111|
Two of the four members of the East Coast-inspired band, Uncorked, filled the indi101 studio this week with terrific live music. And though we teased them about being "Half Corked" there was nothing incomplete about the energy and commitment they brought to their music. For a rollicking hour of entertainment and conversation, tune in to this episode of Art Waves.
Keywords: Uncorked; East Coast-inspired music; Coach & Lantern; Donnelly's Irish Pub; Valleytown Toastmasters
|Return of the Living Horror Panel, #166|
It's that time of year again. Tune in to hear Barbara Ferguson (fergusonsforum.weebly.com), Rhonda Dynes and Aaron Allen's dark and lively discussion of women and horror. Why do women love it? Whyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyy? Do they love different aspects of it than men do? And who are the most memorable female characters in the horror genre? For answers to these questions and all things horror, give yourself over to Art Waves #166.
Keywords: Zombie Walk Wedding; fergusonsforum.weebly.com; Melissa Marr; the Von Drats; A Man Called F; Krzysztof Komeda; sexuality & horror; Richard Corliss; Kelley Armstrong; Alfred Hitchcock; Battle Royale; Mina Harker; Laurie Strode; The Hunger Games; dystopia vs alternate reallity
|Bryan Prince, Art Waves #110|
The night before retiring from the award-winning independent bookstore he founded 22 creative and productive years ago, Bryan Prince found time to come in to the Art Waves studio and tell us about the career from which he is retiring--oops, make that "repurposing"--and the life he's embarking upon. Bryan's passion for books is balanced by his passions for music and for community. His storytelling is hilarious and moving...
Keywords: independent bookselling; retirement; music; community
|197 Walter Hickling Remembered ( Oct. 6, 2013)|
Walter Hickling (1924-2011) was a Burlington painter whose work manages to blend figurative with abstract techniques. Because of this, the viewer becomes deeply absorbed, and finally, deeply moved. A retrospective of his paintings at the Burlington Art Centre in October of 2013 prompted this program on the brilliant work of Walter Hickling.
Keywords: Burlington Art Centre; June Watson; Dawn White Beatty; Lois Crawford; Mike Nabuurs; Deborah Pearce; Donna Ibing; Maureen Steuart; Gordon Perrier; Mavis Ehlert; Valerie Nichol; Blanche Scott; Philip Monaghan; James Ferriman; Violet Williams; DVSA; Gillian Welch
|202 Pamela Stadden ( Nov. 17, 2013)|
Captain Philip Graham, a British half pay officer from the Napoleonic Wars and a founder of the Ontario town of Woodstock, prompted Pamela Stadden to write and self-publish her first book By the Light of a Naked Candle. She'll tell you how you can do the same in this interesting edition of Art Waves.
Keywords: wordpress; blurb.ca; Captain Philip Graham; Woodstock Ontario; Old St. Paul's; Col. Wm. Light; half-pay officers; Alfred Domett; The Caroline; Van Siddard; Rev. Bettridge; Brock; Queenston Heights; The Tombstone Affair; Reginald Birchall; Frederick Benwell; Gordon Lightfoot
|Chris Laing, Mystery Writer, Art Waves #171|
When Chris Laing says his debut novel, A Private Man, features 1947 Hamilton as a character, he's not kidding. He does a stunning job of bringing that version of the city to life. For a delightful trip into the Hammer's past, tune in. After all, what better way to revisit 1947 than by radio? It will make you want to extend your visit through Laing's book!
Keywords: 1946 Stelco strike; Mayor Sam Lawrence; Evelyn Dick trial; Rocco Perri; Pigott Building; Margaret Houghton; Elmore Leonard; Martin Cruz Smith; Nelson de Mille; Renni Browne & Dave King; Stephen King; Nat King Cole; Ella Fitzgerald
|200 Jeffery Donaldson ( Nov. 3, 2013)|
Art Waves celebrates its 200th program with the consummate poet & gifted reader of poetry, Jeffery Donaldson. In this visit he talks about his latest book, Slack Action, & his Jeweller's Eye blog, in which he takes us inside one poem at a time to let us see how it works its magic. Listen at the end for an extra music track written by Robert Yates and performed by Stephanie Yates.
Keywords: John Terpstra; jewellerseye.ca; John Reibetanz; Northrup Frye; W.H. Auden; Robert Frost; Bryan Prince Bookseller; Tracey Higgins; Kerry Cranston; vlogs; Amanda Jernigan; The Porcupine's Quill
|196 Belatedly Telling Tales ( Sept. 29, 2013)|
The Art Waves studio was full of people and full of enthusiasm as we talked about Hamilton's festival for literacy, Telling Tales. The festival turned five this year and left organizers, participants and festival-goers with plenty of good stories!
Keywords: tellingtales.org; laura lukasik; Pamela; Gordon and Isabella Hensley; Lynne Kittredge Fox; Scott Hunter; Trip Shack; Sean Thompson; Tom Wilson; Best Start Program; Susan Jaspar; Westfield Pioneer Village; Brian Segal; Kevin Sylvester; Kenneth Oppel; Mimi Shaw; Vikki VanSickle; Abigail Richardson Schulte; literacy
|Jane Adeney, Art Waves #86|
Installation artist Jane Adeney visited Art Waves to talk about her art and her creative process. She says she is inspired by the way people explore the spiritual through art. As an identical twin she is also deeply interested in the question of how we create a sense of identity. Be prepared to delve--into questions, more than into answers--in this inspiring episode of Art Waves.
Keywords: installation art; visual art; inspiration; identity; art as a spiritual quest; Wax Mannequin; mother and son collaboration
|Fiddler Steve Fuller, Art Waves #75|
For decades, Steve Fuller has been delighting crowds at festivals, dances and peace walks with his beautiful fiddling. Art Waves invited him to come and play for us on the radio, and tell us how he filled his treasure chest of songs, both traditional and contemporary. Tune in! You might just find yourself tuning up as well--or dancing--to Steve's beautiful playing.
Keywords: fiddling; traditional music; song-writing; violin vs fiddle; violin restoration
|Strata Vocal Ensemble, Art Waves #126|
Beverly Leslie and some of her friends just love to sing, so she formed a choral music group. But that humble beginning hardly sets you up for what happens when those friends blend their "crystalline voices" into joyous harmonic brilliance. Leslie brought the group's conductor, Gordon Adnams, by the indi101 studio to tell us more, and to give you a taste of the beautiful music of the Strata Vocal Ensemble.
Keywords: choral harmony; choral conducting; MacNeill Baptist Church; Wesley Urban Ministries; Can Con
|Jean Ryan, Storyteller, Art Waves #78|
Writer and storyteller Jean Ryan graces this episode of art waves with her engaging conversation about the art of eloquence, both written and oral. How do you shape a story? Why is listening to and telling stories so important for both adults and children? Wonder no more, as Jean Ryan tells the Parable of Truth and Story.
Keywords: the art of storytelling; tales; fiction; writing; truth; sources
|Jean Ryan, Lise Levesque & Todd McKinstry, Art Waves #163|
Our celebration of the Seraphim Editions fall lineup continues with three writers from In the Wings: Stories of Forgotten Women. Art Waves #84 featured Richard Van Holst's In the Wings story "Maiden Aunt", about Charles Dickens' sister-in-law, Georgina Hogarth. Tonight you'll hear about: Jean Ryan's "Mrs. Holland" (Constance Lloyd Wilde, wife of Oscar); Lise Levesque's "Syrie" (Syrie Wellcome Maugham, wife of Somerset); and Todd McKinstry's "Olive Branches & Arrows" (Edith Bolling Wilson, wife o...
Keywords: Constance Lloyd Wilde; Oscar Wilde; Syrie Wellcome Maugham; Somerset Maugham; Edith Bolling Wilson; Woodrow Wilson
|Rackula, Art Waves #131|
Art Waves is followed every Sunday night by the all women's music program, Broadbanned, hosted by Patty Wacks and Alyssa Nicole, two members of the punk band, Rackula. This week we asked them to come in an hour early and be our guests. They did, joined by Rackula's rhythm guitarist, Molly Darling. Unfortunately, Lindsay "LC", their bass guitarist was unable to be there. For an inspiring insight into why feminism is still vital, listen to the women of Rackula.
Keywords: feminism; sexism; punk music; Broadbanned; Kurt Cobain; Amy Winehouse; Riot Girls; The Shirelles; Woodstock
|William Chan, Jane Devries & Pauline Hewak, Art Waves #174|
More In the Wings writers visit Art Waves, this time to tell us about Pablo Casals' mother, Pilar, Tommy Douglas's daughter, Joan, and Louis Riel's wife, Marguerite. To have Saint-Saens' The Swan explicated, a woman pulled from thin air, and a Metis heart poured out in confession, you have only to listen to these three passionate writers.
Keywords: Marilyn Gear Pilling; Marilyn Dumont; Leahy; K.D. Lang; Camile Saint-Saensl
|Amanda Jernigan, Art Waves #137|
Amanda Jernigan's first book of poetry, Groundwork, draws fresh magic out of some of the oldest soil of literature, including the Garden of Eden and the tale of Odysseus and Penelope. Through the mask of these ancient myths she bares her own deepest truths, and she is as generous in this interview as she is in her poetry. Tune in to this episode of Art Waves to witness the dawn of a remarkable talent.
Keywords: Genesis; Homer's Odyssey; archaeology; Carthage; The New Quarterly; DaPoPo Theatre; Signal Hill; John Haney; Kim Jernigan; Porcupine's Quill; Richard Outram; Jeffery Donaldson
|The Van Holsts on Family and Creativity, Art Waves #84|
Richard Van Holst is a writer and his nephew Tyler is a visual artist. Richard is a researcher at Redeemer University College, where Tyler is a student. Art Waves invited them to talk to us about their creative pursuits, as well as the roots of creativity in families.
Keywords: writing; visual art; roots of creativity; family; Charles Dickens; Georgina Hogarth
|203 Anne Simpson ( Dec. 1, 2013)|
Anne Simpson is an award-winning writer who has made something of a second career out of being a writer in residence across Canada, and even in Ghana. She's the 2013 Mabel Pugh Taylor Writer in Residence for McMaster and the Hamilton Public Library. She read for us from her work, explaining what a writer in residence does.
Keywords: ekphrasis, Bronwen Wallace, Don McKay, Flannery O'Connor, Westdale Writers' Craft Class, Kathy Knowles, Osu Children's Libraries, Dionne Brand, Anne Carson, Danny McIver, Eva Cassidy
|Katherine MacDonald, Painter, Art Waves #81|
Artist Katherine MacDonald places herself firmly in the painting tradition of her renowned parents, T.R. MacDonald and Rae Hendershot. Her main interest is painting portraits from life. In this episode of Art Waves she explains why she finds that so important.
Keywords: portraiture; painting
|205 Valley Town Toastmasters ( Jan. 12, 2014)|
Why is it so difficult for most people to get up and speak before an audience? Perhaps because it is an art, but it's an art anyone can learn. Three compelling members of the Dundas Toastmasters Club came by to prove this, and when you hear their stories you'll agree that this is a skill worth honing.
Keywords: Valley Town Toastmasters; Youth Leadership Programs; Ancaster Public Library; David Sweet; Qcard.ca; Ralph C. Smedley; Hamilton 350; The Council of Canadians; Journey
|Sylvia Simpson Painter, Art Waves #18|
Sylvia Simpson creates watercolour scenes of familiar places around Hamilton that owe something to the Sunday funny papers and something to the Group of Seven. In this interview she proves as lively and engaging as her work.
Keywords: painting; Hamilton; art; style
|Brenda Stephenson Psychologist, Art Waves #17|
Brenda Stephenson is a psychologist and professor at Redeemer University College in Ancaster. She believes in the concept of Creative Breakdown--the ways in which having a mental breakdown can open doors to creativity. For an interview that is both fascinating and heartening, tune in to this episode of Art Waves.
Keywords: creativity; breakdown; psychology; perspective
|Ronnie Lowrey, Irish Storyteller, Art Waves #147|
While the air was still tinged with the emerald of St. Patrick's Day, Irish storyteller Ronnie Lowrey came to enchant us with the magic of her voice. She can weave a narrative worthy of being wound around an initial in the Book of Kells itself. So come sit awhile and listen to how stories ought to be told.
Keywords: Kate Chopin; O Henry; Eamonn Kelly; Allison Lupton; Mary-Eileen McClear; The Story Barn
|Jeff Mahoney, Journalist, Art Waves #127|
Jeff Mahoney is a much loved writer at the Hamilton Spectator. In this episode of Art Waves, he talks about the joys as well as the difficulties of newspaper journalism today. For the stories behind the stories, not to mention the poetic and musical sides of Jeff Mahoney, tune it in.
Keywords: the future of print media; chess; humour; Art Gallery of Hamilton; Stevie Wonder; Lenny Breau
|185 Aidan Purnell And Martin Francisco( April 7, 2013)|
Though both these singer/songwriters also perform as solo acts, Aidan Purnell and Martin Francisco are linked by their appreciation of the spiritual power of music. They often perform together and have issued a beautifully produced CD called One Voice for Peace. Whether the song is studio enhanced or performed live, their music will transport you with its complicated simplicity.
Keywords: Legal Aliens, Jerry Henderson, Andrea Purnell, purnellmusic.com, Ernie Linog, Bruch Tourney, Dustin Revin, Britannia Pub, Lion Heart Pub, Tayor guitars, Gibson guitars, St. Mark's United Church, Dundas Baptist Church, Gary Warner, McMaster Catholic Community; Jerry Henderson; Andrea Purnell; purnellmusic.com; Taylor guitars; Gibson guitars; Britannia Pub; Lion Heart Pub; Ernie Linog; Burce Tournay; Dustin Revin; St. Mark's United Church; Dundas Baptist Church
|Andy Koshan, Art Waves #36|
Art Waves expands its boundaries in this episode to talk with teacher Andy Koshan about the fine old art of bone collecting. What is so fascinating about these seminal structural materials we call bones? Tune in and all will be revealed.
Keywords: bone collecting; skulls; Bruce Peninsula; stories
|John Haney, Photographer, Art Waves #151|
After the interview John Haney said, "I forgot to say that recently I saw a man in the grocery lift a bouquet of orange flowers to his face to breathe in their scent, and I cursed myself for not having my camera with me. Then I realized that being a photographer means paying attention. It means you will see beautiful photographs everyday that you don't take. But in a way, you take them just by noticing." For more of John Haney's passionate eloquence, listen to Art Waves #151.
Keywords: Henri Cartier-Bresson; Larry Towell; Alex Soth; Simon Norfolk; Diane Arbus; Irving's Famous Clothes; Contact Photography Festival; Garry Winogrand; Erin Brubacher; John Szarkowski; Emerson Gallery; Amanda Jernigan; DaPoPo Theatre; William Morris; Levon Helm
|Mike Lutz & Murray Davison, Record Collectors, Art Waves #45|
Michael Lutz and Murray Davison are vinyl afficianados. Each has a huge record collection and an equally huge vault of knowledge about music. But they do not collect the same artists. For a discussion of the effect of changing technology on music, and a chance to hear some of their favourite songs, let Mike and Murray turn the tables here on the well-named Art Waves #45.
Keywords: record collecting; vinyl; music; genres; technology and music
|Trevor Cole, Novelist, Art Waves #44|
Award-winning comic novelist, author of Norman Bray in the Performance of His Life, and The Fearsome Particles was the McMaster Writer-in-Residence for fall 2009, when Art Waves invited him over for a conversation. You will find his very serious take on the art of writing--even comic writing--most enlightening.
Keywords: fiction; humour; novel-writing
|191 Harland Izatt( Aug. 11, 2013)|
Painter Harland Izatt made his living teaching visual art. However in his retirement, inspired by his wife, writer Lise Levesque, he began writing novels. His first, Soft Targets, is set in Bali against the backdrop of the Bali bombings of 2002. Since then he has written three more novels, each told around a real-life news event. Izatt writes under the pen name Harland John. Pull up a chair and learn more about how to turn the news into art.
Keywords: Bali bombings; dyslexia; Toronto Philharmonic Orchestra; Grant Ave. Studios; Robin Aube; Stephen King; Friesen Press; Niagara Escarpment; Lenore Izatt; Ron Shaver; Toller Cranstoon; gamalong music; Neil Young